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Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

07/24/2014

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Hartford Forum On Health Innovations

The group is expected to discuss how science is driving change in health care and the implications for health care costs.

07/05/2014

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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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GSA, DHS Confirm Plan To Sell Plum Island

The federal government has reaffirmed it plans to sell Plum Island, finalizing the environmental review of the animal disease research site off Long Island, even though environmental regulators and some lawmakers say there’s not enough information about the effects of selling it.

08/30/2013

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State Stem Cell Researchers Win $9.8 Million In Grants

Twenty-three Connecticut-based researchers are sharing $9.8 million in funding from the state’s stem cell research funds.

06/13/2013

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$3 Million + In Biomedical Research Grants

State officials in Hartford have announced more than $3 million in grants from Connecticut’s Biomedical Research Fund.

03/28/2013

UConn Presiden Susan Herbst. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Herbst Moves On Multiple Fronts To Boost UConn

The agenda is growing so long for officials at the University of Connecticut that the Board of Trustees has added meetings to keep up with the workload.

01/27/2013

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Family Will Donate Junior Seau’s Brain For Research

The family of former NFL star Junior Seau will donate his brain for research into repetitive head injuries.

05/04/2012

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Students At Vt. College Learn Computer Protection

Deep in the bowels of a building at the nation’s oldest private military academy, students from across the globe are being taught to fight the war of the future.

03/11/2012

Susan Herbst (File/Peter Morenus/UConn)

Herbst Tells Business Leaders Research Can Boost State’s Economy

The University of Connecticut’s president is urging business leaders to envision a day when the state’s research investments help transform it into the Silicon Valley of medical and engineering advances.

01/06/2012

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